Forrester Harvey


Biography

Forrester Harvey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Harvey appeared in such films as the foreign "The Ring" (1927) with Carl Brisson, "The White Sheik" (1929) and "Guilty Hands" (1931). He also appeared in "Devotion" (1931), "The Man in Possession" (1931) and "Sky Devils" (1932) with Spencer Tracy. He continued to act in productions like...

Biography

Forrester Harvey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Harvey appeared in such films as the foreign "The Ring" (1927) with Carl Brisson, "The White Sheik" (1929) and "Guilty Hands" (1931). He also appeared in "Devotion" (1931), "The Man in Possession" (1931) and "Sky Devils" (1932) with Spencer Tracy. He continued to act in productions like "The Invisible Man" (1933), "The Mystery of Mr. X" (1934) and "Limehouse Blues" (1934). He also appeared in "The Painted Veil" (1934). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the Jean Harlow comedy adaptation "Personal Property" (1937), the crime picture "The Man Who Cried Wolf" (1937) with Lewis Stone and the dramatic sports film "Thoroughbreds Don't Cry" (1937) with Judy Garland. He also appeared in the Warner Baxter adventure "Kidnapped" (1938) and "Mysterious Mr. Moto" (1938). Harvey last acted in the horror flick "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944) with Nils Asther. Harvey passed away in December 1945 at the age of 61.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Devotion (1946)
Boggs
The Green Years (1946)
Peter Dickie
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945)
Sam Todworthy
None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
Bloke
Secrets of Scotland Yard (1944)
Alfred Morgan
The Man in Half Moon Street (1944)
Harris, a cabby
The Lodger (1944)
Cobbler
The Mysterious Doctor (1943)
Hugh Penhryn
Random Harvest (1942)
Cabby
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Huggins
This Above All (1942)
Proprietor
Meet John Doe (1941)
Bum
Scotland Yard (1941)
Albert Herbert Higgins
The Wolf Man (1941)
Twiddle
Free and Easy (1941)
Briggs [the landlord]
Mercy Island (1941)
Captain Lowe
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Old Prouty
On Their Own (1940)
Mr. Pin
Tom Brown's School Days (1940)
Coachman
Earl of Puddlestone (1940)
Tittington
Little Nellie Kelly (1940)
Moriarty
The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
Ben Jenkins
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
Meredith
Rebecca (1940)
Chalcroft
Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939)
Professor Downie
The Lady's from Kentucky (1939)
Nonny Watkins
The Witness Vanishes (1939)
Alistair Mac Nab
I'm from Missouri (1939)
Customs inspector
Let Us Live (1939)
Alf
Sweethearts (1938)
Tailor's assistant
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
George Higgins
Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)
Constable Jenkins
A Christmas Carol (1938)
Fezzing
Kidnapped (1938)
Innkeeper
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938)
Constable Severn
Souls at Sea (1937)
Publicist proprietor
Personal Property (1937)
Bailiff [Herbert Jenkins]
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937)
Wilkins
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)
Barman-Landlord
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)
"Jocko" [Jenkins]
Fight for Your Lady (1937)
The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
Meaty man
Lloyd's of London (1936)
Percival Potts
Three Live Ghosts (1936)
Paymaster
White Hunter (1936)
Pembrooke
Love Before Breakfast (1936)
Chief steward
Petticoat Fever (1936)
Scotty
The Return of Sophie Lang (1936)
Deck steward
Suzy (1936)
Counter man
Captain Blood (1935)
Honesty Nuttall
Captain Hurricane (1935)
The Gilded Lily (1935)
Proprietor, English Inn
Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)
Durdles
Without Regret (1935)
Doctor
The Perfect Gentleman (1935)
Baxton
Vagabond Lady (1935)
Corky Nye
The Best Man Wins (1935)
Harry
Jalna (1935)
Rags
The Right to Live (1935)
English Bobbie
China Seas (1935)
Steward
Broadway Bill (1934)
Horse trainer
Limehouse Blues (1934)
McDonald
The Painted Veil (1934)
Waddington
Great Expectations (1934)
Pumblechook
Menace (1934)
Wilcox
Man of Two Worlds (1934)
Tim
The Mystery of Mr. X (1934)
[Joseph Horatio] Palmer
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
Beamish
You Can't Buy Everything (1934)
Tramp
Blind Adventure (1933)
Coffee shop owner
Midnight Club (1933)
Thomas Roberts
The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)
Hogan
The Invisible Man (1933)
Mr. Hall
Destination Unknown (1933)
Ring
The Menace (1932)
But the Flesh Is Weak (1932)
Gooch
Smilin' Through (1932)
Orderly
Those We Love (1932)
Jake
Sky Devils (1932)
Innkeeper
Kongo (1932)
Cookie
Red Dust (1932)
Limey
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932)
Beamish
Mystery Ranch (1932)
Artie Brower
A Tailor Made Man (1931)
[Arthur] Pomeroy
The Man in Possession (1931)
A bailiff
Guilty Hands (1931)
Spencer Wilson
Devotion (1931)
Gas inspector
The White Sheik (1929)
The Ring (1927)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Kongo (1932) - Suck Lemons Joining the first conversation between crippled vengeful African ivory trader-bandit Flint (Walter Huston) and drunken/addicted doctor Kingsland (Conrad Nagel), joined by his crony Cookie (Forrester Harvey), and his mistress (Lupe Velez), hatching a plot, in MGM’s Kongo, 1932.
Kongo (1932) - Have You Ever Seen Such An Adonis? Opening MGM’s pre-Code dark jungle revenge-exploitation drama, Walter Huston is Flint, with aides Cookie and Hogan (Forrester Harvey, Mitchell Lewis) Lupe Velez his mistress Tula, his motives not yet clear but his character well-drawn, William Cowen directing, in Kongo, 1932.
Invisible Man, The (1933) - A Room And A Fire Opening scenes, rollicking and foreboding from director James Whale, as not-yet-named Jack (Claude Rains) arrives at Iping, where innkeeper Hall (Forrester Harvey) and wife (Una O'Connor) nervously take him in, from The Invisible Man, 1933.
Invisible Man, The (1933) - He's Homicidal! Scene snatching by the village bobby (E.E. Clive), following a skirmish between the innkeepers (Forrester Harvey, frazzled wife Una O'Connor) and the spooky tenant (Claude Rains, title character), "revealed" for the first time, in James Whale's The Invisible Man, 1933.
Captain Blood (1935) - Break Out Those Sails! Colonel Bishop (Lionel Atwill), coming aboard off Port Royal, is stunned to find that it's his own escaped slaves, led by Errol Flynn (title character) and Hagthorpe (Guy Kibbee), who've taken his ship back from Spanish invaders, Arabella (Olivia de Havilland) worrying ashore, in Captain Blood, 1935.
Christmas Carol, A (1938) - Old Fezziwig Spirit of Christmas Past (flaxen Ann Rutherford) conducts Scrooge (Reginald Owen) to see his young self (Ronald Sinclair) and Jack (Harold Henson) with Fezziwig (Forester Harvey) in A Christmas Carol, 1938.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) - Your Destination Is Dunkirk With neighbors in the local river patrol in south-eastern England, Clem Miniver (Walter Pidgeon) finds out that they’ve been summoned from their beds to take part in the evacuation of the trapped British force from Dunkirk, France, 1940, a rousing moment from MGM’s Mrs. Miniver, 1942.
Personal Property (1937) - They've A Writ! Secretly impoverished widow Crystal (Jean Harlow) with a London policeman (William Stack), bill collector Jenkins (Forrester Harvey) and amorous Raymond (Robert Taylor), eager to get involved, in MGM's Personal Property, 1937.

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